WSSR2016 presented in Brazil

August 21, 2021

The World Social Science Report 2016- Challenging Inequalities: Pathways to a Just World, was presented in two events in Brazil in July 2017. The Report was presented at the 69th annual congress of the Brazilian Society for the Advancement of Science in a session chaired by Elisa Reis, ISSC Vice-President for Science, with presenters Mathieu Denis, ISSC […]


World Social Science Report 2016: Implications for development studies, EADI Nordic conference 2017

July 19, 2021

The World Social Science Report 2016 raises important challenges for development studies. It highlights the latest social science knowledge on the state of inequalities today and examines the effects of inequalities across multiple dimensions, including gender, environment, access to knowledge, wealth and political power. Overall, the report argues, reducing inequality is, first and foremost, a question […]


Spanish translation of 2013 World Social Science Report published

February 2, 2021

A Spanish translation of the 2013 World Social Science Report: Changing Global Environments has been published by CLACSO (the Latin American Council of Social Sciences) under the title Informe mundial sobre ciencias sociales: Cambios ambientales globales. The full Report, which contains 108 articles by some 150 authors from all over the world, is translated into Spanish in its […]


Presentation of the World Social Science Report 2016 at COP22 in Marrakech

November 7, 2021

Following publication of the 2016 World Social Science Report – Challenging Inequalities: Pathways to a Just World, a Panel at the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) will examine environmental inequalities in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their two-pronged focus on inclusive development […]


Unchecked inequalities could threaten UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, according to social science report

September 22, 2021

The World Social Science Report 2016 warns that unchecked inequalities could jeopardize the sustainability of economies, societies and communities, undermining efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The World Social Science Report 2016, Challenging Inequalities – Pathways to a Just World, is published today and will be launched at the Royal Swedish Academy […]